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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas AD Chris Del Conte added to CFP selection committee

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas AD Chris Del Conte added to CFP selection committee

January 26, 2021
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Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images Five folks were added to the College Football Playoff selection committee. Texas Longhorns athletic director Chris Del Conte was among them, the Austin American-Statesman reports. From the Statesman : “Del Conte will be joined by fellow athletic directors from Kentucky (Mitch Barnhart), North Carolina […]

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Five folks were added to the College Football Playoff selection committee. Texas Longhorns athletic director Chris Del Conte was among them, the Austin American-Statesman reports.

From the Statesman: “Del Conte will be joined by fellow athletic directors from Kentucky (Mitch Barnhart), North Carolina State (Boo Corrigan) and Virginia Union (Joe Taylor) along with former Nebraska All-American Will Shields. CFP executive director Bill Hancock also announced that Iowa athletic director Gary Barta will remain as selection committee chairman.”

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Is Texas star Charli Collier the Big 12’s best?

247Sports: Morning Brew: Casey Thompson hasn’t slowed down since Alamo Bowl

Inside Texas: Kwiatkowski’s track record versus the Air Raid and what it means in the Big 12

Inside Texas: Burton: The message is clear

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Can Texas add more talent to RB room?

247Sports: Four-star ATH Larry Turner-Gooden keeping an open mind with recruitment

247Sports: Mike at Night: More on Stewart, team workouts

247Sports: Chris Marshall expands on his recruiting process after big junior season

247Sports: Austin Uke talks top schools as he closes in on decision

Inside Texas: Recruiting Matters: Stewart, Lawrence, another DE of note

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Viva the Matadors: McClung’s hot shooting can’t overcome the West Virginia barrage

Viva the Matadors: The raucous coliseum in the mountains

Frogs O’ War: Reacts: Home court advantage?

Crimson and Cream Machine: Sooners earn commitment from Tennessee DB transfer Key Lawrence

Cowboys Ride For Free: Recap: Oklahoma State defeats Iowa State 81-60

Cowboys Ride For Free: Recap: Kalib Boone’s career-high not enough in 81-66 loss to Baylor

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia in a good spot as 2021 recruiting nears a close

The Smoking Musket: McBride’s late bucket completes comeback, lifts No. 11 West Virginia over No. 10 Texas Tech

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Short-handed Cyclones fall 81-60 to Oklahoma State

Wide Right & Natty Lite: 2020 Position Recaps: Quarterbacks

Bring On The Cats: Kansas State Basketball: Nijel Pack is back

Rock Chalk Talk: KU Basketball: More, same, less

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NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • The NCAA lost out on roughly $600 million in revenue last year due to the cancelation of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, USA Today reports. From USA Today: “That’s a decrease of more than 50% compared to 2019. [Financial audit documents obtained show] a $700 million decline in television and marketing rights revenue, nearly all of which came from the NCAA’s multimedia and marketing rights contract with CBS and Turner. In the association’s 2019 fiscal year, it reported nearly $868 million in such revenue.”

The NCAA saw a $600 million total revenue decline in 2020 due to the cancellation of last season's Division I men's basketball tournament.

The tournament was set to bring in $827 million from CBS and Turner — the NCAA ended up seeing only $113.1 million of that. pic.twitter.com/wx4hWhOLgk

— Front Office Sports (@FOS) January 25, 2021
  • Texas women’s basketball remains unranked in the latest AP Poll. But Collier’s a beast:
  • Texas alum Ryan Crouser broke the world indoor shot put record.
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